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Paragehyra petiti ANGEL, 1929

IUCN Red List - Paragehyra petiti - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaGekkonidae, Gekkota, Sauria, Squamata (lizards: geckos)
Common NamesE: Angel's Petite Gecko 
SynonymParagehyra petiti ANGEL 1929: 489
Paragehyra petiti — ANGEL 1942: 60
Paragehyra petiti — WERMUTH 1965: 124
Paragehyra petiti — KLUGE 1993
Paragehyra petiti — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 277
Paragehyra petiti — RÖSLER 1995: 139
Paragehyra cf. petiti — BORA et al. 2009 
DistributionSW Madagascar (Tulear)

Type locality: Lavenombato, Tulear  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1929.0075 (not indicated in original description) 
CommentType species: Paragehyra petiti ANGEL 1929 is the type species of the genus Paragehyra ANGEL 1929. 
  • Angel, F. 1929. Description d’un Gecko nouveau, de Madagascar. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France, 54:489-491
  • Angel, F. 1942. Les Lézards de Madagascar. Mem. Acad. Malagache, Tananarive XXXVI: 193 pp.
  • Crottini, Angelica; D. James Harris, Aurélien Miralles, Frank Glaw, Richard K. B. Jenkins, J. Christian Randrianantoandro, Aaron M. Bauer and Miguel Vences 2014. Morphology and Molecules reveal Two New Species of the poorly studied Gecko Genus Paragehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 15:175–198; DOI 10.1007/s13127-014-0191-5 - get paper here
  • Gardner CJ, Raxworthy CJ, Metcalfe K, Raselimanana AP, Smith RJ, Davies ZG 2015. Comparing Methods for Prioritising Protected Areas for Investment: A Case Study Using Madagascar’s Dry Forest Reptiles. PLoS One 10 (7): e0132803, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132803 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Glaw, Frank and Kathrin Schmidt 2003. Beobachtungen an Paragehyra petiti, einem lange Zeit verschollenen Gecko aus Madagaskar (Sauria: Gekkonidae). Gekkota 4: 34-39
  • Nussbaum R A. Raxworthy C J. 1994. The genus Paragehyra (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) in southern Madagascar. Journal of Zoology 232 (1): 37-59. - get paper here
  • Rösler, Herbert 1995. Geckos der Welt - Alle Gattungen. Urania, Leipzig, 256 pp.
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